Category: parkinson’s treatments

Treating Biphasic Dyskenesias in PD: by Dr. De Leon

Have you ever seen a water spout?  A sudden breeze of wind elevates the water and makes it spin faster and faster in a matter of seconds until it gains enough momentum to glide on the surface and travel right out of its boundaries. I have stood at the edge of  shore watching in awe

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Intelligent Decision Making: by Dr. De Leon

” I regret less the road not taken than my all fired hurry along the road I took.” Robert Brault Many years ago when I first began this journey with Parkinson’s disease as a young doctor there were very few choices in the treatment of PD. since then there has been an explosion of new

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Meningioma’s & Parkinson’s – Taking a Closer Look at Their Connection: By Dr. De Leon

Since both my mother and grandmother have been found to have brain meningiomas, I have begun to take a very serious look at this matter. My search has lead me to find a few cases of meningioma – benign brain tumor arising from the lining covering of the brain (the meninges) presenting as reversible Parkinsonism.

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I am having trouble swallowing …could it be my Parkinson’s or something else? By Dr. De Leon

“The only time to eat diet food is while you’re waiting for the steak to cook.” Julia Child   As we start a New Year, thoughts of health and staying healthy seems to be one of the foremost concerns in most of our minds, at least they are for me. Most of us who have

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I have A Tremor: Does it mean I Have Parkinson’s Disease ? By Dr. De Leon

“Shaking is great. Shaking is one of the oldest practices known to man…connecting the earth and restoring energy through Out…” Jerome Flynn Is my tremor a sign of PD? This is always the million dollar question on everyone’s mind when they go see a Movement disorder specialist for the first time. Although, this is the

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